Ardhe: 1 definition


Ardhe means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ardhe (अर्धे):—[from ardha] ind. in the middle, [Śākaṭāyana] (ardha in [compound] with a [substantive] means ‘the half part of anything’ cf. [Pāṇini 2-2, 2], with an [adjective (cf. [masculine, feminine and neuter; or adjective])] or past [Passive voice] p. cf. [Pāṇini 5-4, 5] ‘half’; also with an [adjective (cf. [masculine, feminine and neuter; or adjective])] indicating measure cf. [Pāṇini vii, 3, 26 and 27]; a peculiar kind of compound is formed with ordinals cf. [Pāṇini 1-1, 23] [commentator or commentary] e.g. ardha-tṛtīya, containing a half for its third, id est. two and a half; ardha-caturtha, having a half for its fourth, three and a half.)

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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